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Virtual sandbox teaches students to solve problems from potholes to drainage

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

Sheffield Village/Sheffield Lake

by Michele Murphy

The sandbox was in the middle of the science classroom at Brookside Middle School. Science teacher Maria Ferrer had introduced her eighth-grade students to the concept just the day before. Today, they were working in small teams creating mountains and gullies, flooding them, drying them out, creating ridges, adding mountains and flattening them out again.

What could eighth-graders learn by playing in a …Read More